506 books (26 pages) in this category
by Phoenix Xavier
<p>This is a guide to designing, installing & maintaining any home energy system that can consist of any or all photovoltaic, wind turbine, solar hot water, sun pipes & ground sourced heating systems. It is written in plain & simple ...eBook
by Kishen Kumar, Jyoti
<P>Water is our natural heritage, our miracle of life. However, our increasingly technological society has become indifferent to water. Far from being pure, modern drinking water around the world contains many undesirable chemical and bacterial ...eBook
by Joseph Cotruvo
<p>K347191 BCC</p> <p>Drinking water quality is a sensitive issue, and the public is constantly barraged by contaminant reports now routinely at parts-per-trillion. Protection from microbial disease risks from drinking water must always be ...eBook
by Wilhite, Donald A.
Today the world is facing a greater water crisis than ever. Droughts of lesser magnitude are resulting in greater impact. Even in years with normal precipitation, water shortages have become widespread in both developing and developed nations, ...eBook
Living with Alternative Technologies in America
by Chelsea Schelly
<p>Most Americans take for granted much of what is materially involved in the daily rituals of dwelling. In <em>Dwelling in Resistance</em>, Chelsea Schelly examines four alternative U.S. communities—“The Farm,” “Twin Oaks,” “Dancing Rabbit,” ...eBook
by David Edward Lambert, Crystal L. Pasiliao, Benjamin Erzar & others
<p>Engineering structures may be subjected to extreme high-rate loading conditions, like those associated with natural disasters (earthquakes, tsunamis, rock falls, etc.) or those of anthropic origin (impacts, fluid–structure interactions, shockeBook
A Grassroots Guide to Healing Toxic and Damaged Landscapes
by Leila Darwish
<p>Hundreds of thousands of acres of land have been contaminated by pesticides, improperly handled chemicals, dirty energy projects, toxic waste, and other pollutants in the United States alone. This toxic legacy impacts the environment, our ...eBook
by Peuportier, Bruno
A growing number of urban inhabitants are aware of pressing environmental concerns. This book aims to provide information about relevant environmental quality criteria in urban construction settings, before methods are proposed for assessing ...eBook
by Chapman, Peter M.
<P>Based on the work and contributions of 46 scientists, managers, and policymakers, <STRONG>Ecological Assessment of Selenium in the Aquatic Environment</STRONG> documents the state of the science and explores how to use this information when ...eBook
by Amiard-Triquet, Claude
<P>Does a change, which affects a few biological macro-molecules, some cells, or a few individuals within a population, have any ecological significance that would allow the prediction of deleterious effects at higher levels of biological ...eBook
by Norton, Susan B.
<P>Edited by experts at the leading edge of the development of causal assessment methods for more than two decades, <B>Ecological Causal Assessment</B> gives insight and expert guidance on how to identify cause-effect relationships in ...eBook
Restoring and Conserving Ecosystem Services
by Marty D. Matlock & Robert A. Morgan
<p>Ecologically-sensitive building and landscape design is a broad, intrinsically interdisciplinary field. Existing books independently cover narrow aspects of ecological design in depth (hydrology, ecosystems, soils, flora and fauna, etc.), ...eBook
by Larocque, Guy R.
<P>Forests are valued not only for their economic potential, but also for the biodiversity they contain, the ecological services they provide, and the recreational, cultural, and spiritual opportunities they provide. The <B>Ecological Forest ...eBook
by Etingoff, Kimberly
<P>This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. </P> <P></P> <P>This book presents the latest research on resilience strategies around the world. Research such as this is necessary to create new ideas and to evaluate established ones ineBook
Innovative Field and Laboratory Studies
by Lawrence V. Tannenbaum
<p>This book is a compendium of highly purposeful studies all waiting to be conducted. It explains how avoiding common study design flaws, opportunities are created to observe that true risk assessment questions may not exist, that chemically ...eBook
by Suter II, Glenn W.
The definitive reference in its field, <b>Ecological Risk Assessment, Second Edition</b> details the latest advances in science and practice. In the fourteen years since the publication of the best-selling first edition, ecological risk ...eBook
by Northrop, Robert B.
<P>Complex systems is a new field of science studying how parts of a system give rise to the collective behaviors of the system, and how the system interacts with its environment. This book examines the complex systems involved in environmental ...eBook
by Newman, Michael C.
Integrating ecotoxicological concepts across a range of hierarchical levels, <b>Ecotoxicology: A Comprehensive Treatment</b> focuses on the paradigms and fundamental themes of ecotoxicology while providing the detail and practical application ofeBook
by Walker, Colin
<P><EM>Chemical Warfare in Nature</EM></P> <P></P> <P>Pesticides and other industrial chemicals are at the root of many pollution problems. In view of the toxic effects of industrial chemicals found in the water, soil, and air, ...eBook
by Gikonyo, Barnabas
<P>The world's interest in reducing petroleum use has led to the rapid development of the biofuel industry over the past decade or so. However, there is increasing concern over how current food-based biofuels affect both food security and the ...eBook